Summer hikes and more: 4 things to do in Georgetown, July 5-8

Georgetown Square on June 13, 2018.

Georgetown Square on June 13, 2018.

Here is a roundup of things to do in Georgetown this weekend.

FRIDAY


First Friday Mural Celebration

The city of Georgetown will celebrate two murals during the First Friday event. Light refreshments will be provided at both murals, and both artists will be on hand to discuss their work until 8 p.m. To learn more about public art in Georgetown, visit arts.georgetown.org. Free. 6:30 p.m. Downtown Georgetown, 101 W. Seventh St. and 215 W. Eighth St. 512-930-2027. www.facebook.com/events/229203471223662

Farmer's Gallery displays new art

Farmer’s Gallery will be open with newly displayed artwork, snacks and wine as part of Georgetown’s First Friday event. Free. 6:30 p.m. 402 W. Eighth St. 512-694-7406. www.wcartguild.org

SATURDAY


Summer Hiking Series at Crockett Gardens

Hosted by Austin Trail Running Company, the summer hiking series will introduce attendees to a 5.4 mile, moderately difficult hike to Crockett Gardens. The hike is kid friendly and leashed dogs are welcome. A portion of ticket proceeds are donated to the nonprofits and organizations that help maintain trails. $5. 8 a.m. 2100 Cedar Breaks Road. 512-520-4399. www.austintrailrunning.com/products/summer-hiking-series-with-austin-trail-running-company

SUNDAY


Bluegrass Brunch at Berry Creek Country Club

Enjoy a brunch of waffles, omelets and chicken fried steak with friends and family while listening to the Bluegrass Showman Band. Reservations are required, but the restaurant will seat walk-ins as available. $22 adult; $16 children. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 30500 Berry Creek Drive. 512-930-4615. www.berrycreekcc.com

WORTH THE TRIP


Leander, Saturday
Old Town Leander Farmers Market brings farm-fresh food stands and local artists together for a Saturday morning under the shade trees of Old Town Leander. Rockstar Bagels and Tryst will also be serving food. Free. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 203 W. Broade St. 512-698-1839. www.facebook.com/smoothvillage
By Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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